Travel all the way from Cairns to Sydney down the east coast of Australia hopping off and on where you like on the route. Stay overnight in the Rainforest, Airlie Beach for Whitsunday Islands sailing trips, Noosa for the outstanding beach, Brisbane and the surf town of Byron Bay before heading to Sydney via Spot X Surf Camp where you can hop off to stay longer and learn to surf.
Tropical North Queensland is the region of Australia from Airlie beach all the way up to Cape York. The main city in this region of Australia is Cairns, which also doubles as the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef.
There are many terrific tours heading out from Cairns to show you the wonders of our Great Barrier Reef. Diving has to be the best way to view the reef we have trips from beginners diving to PADI courses where you can learn to dive over a few days. If you are not into diving then snorkelling is brilliant way of seeing the coral and many fish that live in the reef.
The Atherton Tablelands are a lovely mixture of rainforest, savannah and wetland just a short trip from Cairns. Great for a day out experiencing nature and waterfalls, look out for the elusive Platypus.
Cape Tribulation is 110km north of Cairns in tropical North Queensland. It's where the Great Barrier Reef really does meet the rainforest.
Travel south from Cairns to Brisbane taking in the highlights of the East Coast, stopping at Airlie Beach to go visit the Whitsunday Islands and relaxing on the beach at Noosa. Hop off and back on again on this route traveling with a guide by bus and train.
There's nothing better for the soul than jumping off a tower with a rubber band attached to your ankles in Cairns, Australia. This bungy jump is something you will long remember as you safely bounce back close to the ground before being lowered to the ground.
Don't just bungy jump, take on the Minjin Swing as well, by yourself or with friends. The Minjin Swing allows you to hurtle at 120 kilometres per hour as you swing from 45 metres in the air to 1 metre off the ground.
Can't decide where in Australia you want to skydive? Book this open dated pass and choose to jump at any of several East Coast skydive locations!
Let us introduce you to the safe and exciting sport of Hot Air Ballooning, in a spectacular dawn trip which highlights the diverse eco-culture of the Cairns region. Enjoy views of the Australian landscape and wildlife.
Go on an adventure with the two MUST DO Cairns activities - Bungy Jump surrounded by World heritage rainforest one day then Snorkel some of the best locations on the Outer reef the next day!! Must be split over 2 days!! Daily departures!!
Jump out of a plane over tropical Cairns from 14,000 feet strapped to an experienced parachutist for a tandem skydive to remember for the ages. Go on, you know you want to, do it!
This popular day trip is for the snorkeller or diver who wants a dedicated, luxury boat with like-minded people travelling to the outer reef and multiple reef sites in one day.
Sail, snorkel and Dive the Great Barrier Reef from Cairns. On this trip we sail to an exclusive mooring points on the Great Barrier Reef. Sheltered calm waters allow you to snorkel or dive (optional) and see the rich variety of corals and fish life.
Experience the beautiful marine life at one of the most amazing places in the world - The Great Barrier Reef. A perfect mix of nature, relaxation and swimming with an extremely passionate crew who will treat you like friends as they aim to give you the best day of your life.
Ocean Free sails you leisurely to Pinnacle Reef, an exclusive mooring on the eastern lee of Green Island. Green Island is a fully developed coral island situated only 26 km from Cairns on the Great Barrier Reef. Its protected waters are the perfect location to discover the reef snorkeling and scuba diving.
You are provided with unrivaled comfort on this day tour as you visit some of the best dive and snorkel locations on the Outer Great Barrier Reef at Norman, Saxon and Hastings Reefs. These reefs are on the outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef approximately 70km offshore. These unique sites offer superb coral formations and an abundance of coral and marine life!
Australia’s most famous one day white-water rafting experience! Raft the Tully River’s 45 rapids in an action-packed five hour white-water adventure in remote World Heritage Rainforest. A riverside BBQ lunch is included so you can replenish your batteries before the afternoon’s remaining rapids. At the end of the day photographs are available for purchase when you stop for refreshments at an exclusive Café.
The Tully River is Australia’s premier white water rafting experience and you will start your adventure from the upper gorge of the river. You’ll spend the day rafting through up to 44 rapids guaranteed to satisfy your thirst for adrenalin! Half way down the river stop to take in the spectacular scenery and enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch on the riverbank, then it’s back to the action in the churning white water of the lower gorge. After changing into dry clothes you'll jump back on the bus and transfer to our café where you can view images of the day’s adventure (available for purchase).
A great way to do two of the most popular activities from the town of Cairns, North Queensland. Skydive one day and then feel the rush of white water rafting down the Tully River the next.
Jump out of a plane one day and take to the sea to visit the Great Barrier Reef off Cairns the next. Life doesn't get much better. Come and enjoy it with this combo of activities. Choose from a sailing catamaran or a fast catamaran to the reef.
If you are a keen diver then this is the trip for you to maximise your dives. Day and night dives are possible in two days on this live aboard vessel 'Ocean Quest' at various locations off the coast of Cairns on the Great Barrier Reef
Take some time to enjoy the Great Barrier Reef with 3 days on this live aboard dive trip from Cairns, Australia. Eat, sleep, and dive or snorkel - no need to worry about anything else.
Where else can you visit 3 World Heritage areas in 3 days? Cairns has it all on its door step. snorkel on the Great barrier Reef, visit Cape Tribulation and the Daintree Rainforest and raft the raging Tully River.
Four days of great activities in and around the tropical town of Cairns including white water rafting, ballooning, Great Barrier Reef trip and a day on Fitzroy Island off the coast of Cairns.
With over 40 years experience, Deep Sea Divers Den is the best place in Cairns to learn to dive! It's Cairns only fully covered purpose built dive pool heated to 32 degrees all year, 4 modern air-conditioned classrooms with state of the art teaching facilities.
Start your new life today, let SCUBA introduce you to all that is beautiful, its in our backyard! 4 days to learn to dive in Cairns including 2 days of classroom and pool training and 2 days on a live aboard boat doing training dives. If you are thinking about taking the plunge our 5 day PADI "Open Water" dive course is by far the most popular way to do it.
No better way to learn to dive than on the Great Barrier Reef near Cairns with this course that mixes pool and open water experience. 2 days of classroom and pool training, then a 3 day 2 night, 9 dives, liveaboard dive trip on the Great Barrier Reef. Become certified as a PADI Open Water Diver and also get 5 additional 'Fun Dives', including a guided night dive.
Minke Whale expeditions to The Great Barrier Ribbon Reefs between May and July yearly. Explore the wonders of the Ribbon Reefs on board our luxury liveaboard vessel OceanQuest. See the best of The Great Barrier Reef at our most exciting time of year. BOOK NOW 2019 DATES AVAILABLE!
The ultimate experience in backpackers hotel accommodation and leisure that will forever change your view of budget travel. Gilligans is a purpose built backpackers resort located in the city center of magnificent Cairns, the stepping off point to the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree
With the Great Barrier Reef on your doorstep, this centrally located hostel is the perfect base to explore Tropical North Queensland, offering a tranquil outdoor pool area, communal kitchen, large common areas and air-conditioned rooms.
Accommodation Packages are our YHA Dreamcatcher passes, prepaid, electronic accommodation vouchers for use at over 80 YHA hostels all around Australia.
A full day to see the Cape Tribulation region north of Cairns where the 'reef meets the rainforest'. Stop at the Wildlife Habitat to see native animals, enjoy a cruise on the Daintree River, guided rainforest walks and time for an ice cream on the way home.
Enjoy eating the first meal of the day with the flying wildlife of Australia and then venturing past scenic views to one of the largest wilderness areas, consumed with beautiful rainforests and waterfalls - Cape Tribulation will bring to you unforgettable lush green views.
A great day out to see the World Heritage-listed rainforest and volcanic crater lakes and country around Cairns. Good opportunities to spot wildlife, swim and enjoy the unique natural areas around Cairns.
This fun, exclusive tour allows you to join in a real Aboriginal cultural experience, combining pristine natural beauty of the World Heritage Listed Daintree National Park. A day you will never forget. This is an excellent tour for people of all ages, you just need an adventurous spirit!
Drive through Daintree National Park, Cape Tribulation onto Bloomfield 4wd Track and into Cooktown. Cooktown is one of Australia’s most exciting new destinations and truly one of Australia’s great last frontiers between “outback” and modern Australia. This is one of Australia's most scenic coastal drivers Spectacular scenery World heritage listed Daintree National Park and Cape Tribulation Historic Cooktown Outback of Far North Queensland 4WD only Bloomfield Track Mysterious Black Mountains Local History
The best way to maximise your Kuranda and Australian Experience, where you’ll get to explore indigenous culture, native wildlife and World Heritage Rainforest all in one day full of fun!
Maximize your Kuranda and Australian Experience. In this tour, you’ll get to explore indigenous culture, native wildlife, and World Heritage Rainforest all in one day full of fun!
A two day journey to explore the hill country and rainforest around Cairns. Experience waterfalls, swimming, wildlife spotting, guided canoeing and mountain biking. Something for everyone in the tropical north.
Join this engaging Indigenous cultural tour as you are welcomed to the lands of the Kuku Yalanji people of North Queensland. Immerse yourself in their culture as you are taken on a traditional hunt to gather bush tucker like Mud Crabs, fish, mussels before sitting down to sample what you have caught and gathered. Afterwards, journey into the lush rainforest of Mossman Gorge and experience the splendour of the World Heritage listed Daintree Rainforest. Enjoy a welcoming smoking ceremony, lunch and a guided interpretive walk through the rainforest before finishing with a refreshing swim in Mossman Gorge. Daintree Dreaming is one of the most intimate and authentic Aboriginal experiences in North Queensland.
You head up the coast from Cairns to Far North Queensland, admiring stunning coastal scenery and immersing yourself in Australia's rich history. Drive through Daintree National Park, Cape Tribulation, Bloomfield 4WD Track, Cooktown and the Mysterious Black Mountain on this 2 day adventure.
An epic 4WD journey through World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest to historical Cooktown. Experience our natural and cultural heritage of far North Queensland.
Spend 3 days exploring off road in far northern Queensland. Travel north through the tropical Daintree Rainforest, spending the night near beautiful Cape Tribulation, before arriving in Cooktown to enjoy the history of the town and the natural wonder of this region.
This 16 day experience offers iconic destinations including Cape Tribulation, Magnetic Island, the Whitsundays, Fraser Island, Byron Bay and The Blue Mountains. We visit three very different islands, four World Heritage National Parks and some secret spots recommended by locals. It offers a great mix of unique accommodation and experiences including snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef, wildlife, beaches, hiking, rainforest walks, off-roading, and kayaking
Travel from the popular beach town of Byron Bay to the adventure capital of Cairns in far north Queensland. Along the way experience an Aussie farm stay, Magnetic Island and an Indigenous rainforest camp included in your pass. Hop on and off where and when you like along the way. Travel with a guide at every step of your adventure travelling on buses and trains.
Travelling the east coast of Queensland, Australia, has never been easier with this guided transport pass that allows you to hop and off the bus and train between Brisbane and Cairns.
An amazing East Coast Australia Tour 7 Days from Brisbane to Cairns in a small group. Enjoy food, wine, beaches, walks, wildlife, and nature from our locally owned and operated East Coast Australia experts.
This adventure is for active people who want to explore the east coast of Australia in a small group that loves nature, beaches, food, wine and the friendly locals we meet along the way. Australia East Coast Tour 14 days from Sydney to Cairns in twin share hotel and lodge accommodation.
Capture the essence of the East Coast of Australia, one of the best road trips in the world, on this 16-day adventure. This tour offers iconic destinations including Byron Bay, Fraser Island, Magnetic Island and the Whitsundays. You will visit three very different islands, four World Heritage National Parks and some secret spots recommended by locals. You will enjoy a great mix of unique accommodation and experiences including wine tasting, wildlife, indigenous culture, beaches, hiking, rainforest, reef, off-roading, surfing, and kayaking. This is your adventure!
Visit iconic destinations including Byron Bay, Fraser Island, Magnetic Island and the Whitsundays. We stay on two farms, visit three very different islands, four World Heritage National Parks and some secret spots in between. It offers a great mix of unique accommodation and experiences including wine tasting, wildlife, indigenous culture, beaches, hiking, rainforest, Great Barrier Reef, off-roading, horse-riding, surfing, kayaking….and more.
This great value package is a combination of our Sydney to Cairns tour and 10 Day Alice Springs to Darwin tour package including Uluru and Kakadu National Parks plus five nights extra accommodation spread across Cairns, Alice Springs and Darwin. The only other requirement is that you book your own domestic flight at additional expense between Cairns and Alice Springs. Let the Aussie Adventure begin!